Ancient pagodas scattering on the plains in Bagan
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Tour Overview

This 4 days Myanmar tour to Yangon and Bagan is for those who want to discover the best essence of Myanmar in limited days. Covering two popular tourist cities of the country, the tour will introduce you to over 2,000 pagodas spreading out across the horizon in Bagan, plenty of cultural and natural wonders, and magnificent colonial architecture in Yangon. You can also expect to gain insight into local life and culture by visiting some of the local markets and handicraft workshops.

Highlights of this tour:

  • Admire some of Myanmar’s most famous golden pagodas, including Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, and Shwezigon Pagoda in Bagan.
  • Visit Nyaung Oo Market (or Nyuang U Market) to see local people buy and sell their daily food and how they bargain.
  • Visit a local lacquerware workshop in Bagan to learn how locals make traditional lacquerware.
  • See some of the best pagoda examples in the Bagan Archaeological Zone.
  • Experience a romantic Horse Cart Ride while you enjoy the amazing sunset in Bagan Archaeological Zone.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. Welcome to Myanmar! Upon your arrival at Yangon, your local English-speaking guide and driver will greet you at the arrival hall, and then transfer you to your hotel in the downtown area for check-in. The rest of the day is free for you.

    Meals: N/A

    Accommodation: in Yangon

  2. This morning, catch your early morning flight to Bagan. Upon arrival, your guide and driver will welcome you at the airport. You will be accompanied to Nyaung Oo Market to see local people buy and sell their daily food and how they bargain. Then transfer to the Shwezigon Pagoda, an ancient Burmese-style pagoda that is covered by over 30,000 copper plates. Your expert local guide will narrate to you the rich history of Bagan.

    Shwezigon Pagoda in Bagan
    Shwezigon Pagoda in Bagan

    In the afternoon, visit a local lacquerware workshop to learn how locals make traditional lacquerware. Continue to visit some of the best pagoda examples in the Bagan Archaeological Zone, including Ananda Temple, one of the most beautiful temples in Bagan that is known for its four impressive standing Buddha images. Enjoy the stunning sunset view from the upper terrace of one of the temples here before getting back to your hotel.

    Ancient pagodas scattered on the plains in Bagan
    Ancient pagodas scattered on the plains in Bagan

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

    Accommodation: in Bagan

  3. After breakfast at your hotel, transfer to the airport for your morning flight to Yangon. Being founded in 1755, Yangon is the largest city in Myanmar where you will be attracted by plenty of cultural, natural wonders, and magnificent colonial architecture.

    The first stop in Yangon is Chaukhtatyi Pagoda which is known for the image of a giant reclining Buddha. After that, move to Kandawgyi Park and Karawik Palace on the Royal Lake for some great photo opportunities.

    After that, head to the Shwedagon Pagoda, the most sacred Buddhist pagoda in Myanmar, where you can enjoy the stunning sunset and peaceful people watching when locals doing their end-of-the-day prayers. The 99 meters high golden dome is said to be plastered with 60 tons of pure gold.

    Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon
    Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

    Accommodation: in Yangon

  4. This morning, continue your in-depth discovery in Yangon. Drive to the downtown area to look into the bustling life and the over 2500-year-old Sule Pagoda. Transfer to the Bogyoke Aungsan Market (close on Mondays and gazette Holidays) with various handicrafts, gem shops, wood carvings, etc. You can wander around the market and choose some Burmese souvenirs.

    Sule Pagoda Yangon
    Sule Pagoda Yangon

    Then, drive to the Yangon international airport for your departure flight. End of your 4 days Myanmar trip.

    Meals: Breakfast

    Accommodation: N/A

Price Includes

  • Domestic flights as mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Entrance fees, boat trips & excursions as mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Local expert driver and English-speaking guide;
  • Land transportation in private air-conditioned vehicles;
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Water on the coach.

Price Excludes

  • International flights;
  • Travel insurance;
  • Myanmar Visa fee;
  • Any personal expenses not included in the itinerary;
  • Airport tax;
  • Meals not mentioned;
  • Drinks not mentioned;
  • Tips & gratuities for guides and drivers.

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